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    Question Delete Browsing history from Address box on task bar in Windows7

    How does one delete the browsing history from the drop-down box in the Address box on the task bar at bottom of screen in Windows7? The delete function in the "Tools -Internet Optons - Delete Browsing History" of the browser does not delete the history in this box.

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    Bobolink,

    It worked for me, got rid of everything but those in my Favorites list. See below.
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    Thanks for the reply. This apparently will not work in the version of Windows7 Home I have with IE9.

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    Bobolink,

    What version of Windows 7 Home do you have? I'm using 64Bit Home Premium.
    Have you tried the Delete History on Exit option?
    You could also try a free program like CCLeaner to clean out your history.
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    Are you talking about deleting items from the drop down search box (address bar)? I'm not sure you can delete them from here, but then again I never have much here because I clear this data each time I close my browser. I use the favorites bar for sites I visit a lot and a pass word manager to auto sign me in, so I see no sense in leaving my browsing history for all snoops to see.
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